Press Releases

DPW Offices and Yards Closed Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 25, 2021, is a City holiday.  DPW offices, yards and Residential Drop-Off Centers will be CLOSED.  Trash and recycling collections scheduled for Thursday will be collected on the make-up day, Saturday, November 27.

Celebrate America Recycles Day! Attend DPW’s Recycling Fair: Monday, November 15!

Come celebrate with DPW! In celebration of America Recycles Day, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is hosting a Recycling Fair, a fun-filled afternoon of music, food, recycle-right games, and information. The Recycling Fair will take place Monday, November 15, from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. on the corner of Francis Street and N. Fulton Avenue, next to DPW's Park Terminal Building.

DPW Offices and Yards Closed Veterans Day Thursday, November 11

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Veterans Day, Thursday, November 11, 2021, is a City holiday.  DPW offices, yards and Residential Drop-Off Centers will be CLOSED. Trash collections scheduled for Thursday, will be collected on the make-up day, Saturday, November 13.

 

Mayor Scott, DPW Remind Residents to Call 311 to Register for the Fall Cleanup

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason Mitchell remind City residents to come out for the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup on Saturday, October 23, 2021! For this citywide day of cleaning, residents are encouraged to “Clean Where You Live” by putting on a mask and picking up a broom to clean up loose litter around their properties and alleyways.

DPW Responds to MDE

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) is committed to being a protector of our environment and the health and vitality of the waterways that serve our communities. This summer, MDE’s inspectors issued notices of reported violations that included mostly reporting and business process concerns, as well as some violations regarding the Back River’s and Patapsco’s National Pollution Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permits. DPW has corrected the reporting and business process violations, which includes implementing corrective measures regarding the MDE report.

Indigenous Peoples Day: Monday, Oct. 11, DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Indigenous Peoples Day (formerly known as Columbus Day), Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, is a City holiday. DPW offices and sanitation yards will be CLOSED.

Mayor Scott Calls On Residents to Register for Annual Fall Cleanup

Mayor Brandon M. Scott has announced details for his annual Fall Cleanup: Clean Where You Live event. Residents are encouraged to join Mayor Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell on Saturday, October 23, 2021, to participate in the Mayor’s Fall Cleanup by putting on a mask and picking up a broom to clean up loose litter around their properties, alleyways, and curbsides.

Mayor, DPW Announce Details of Recycling Cart Distribution, to Begin September 28

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and the Department of Public Works (DPW) have  announced the plan to begin distribution of new recycling carts to more than 190,000 City households beginning Tuesday, September 28. The five-month distribution process will provide all curbside-eligible City households with a free 65-gallon rolling, lidded recycling cart.

Mayor, DPW Announce Resumption of Bulk Trash, White Goods Collections

Mayor Brandon M. Scott and Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell announced that bulk trash and white goods collection services for residents will resume on Saturday, October 2, 2021, with a modified schedule. 

DPW Offices, Sanitation Yards Closed for Labor Day Holiday: Monday, Sept. 6

Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Jason W. Mitchell reminds residents that Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 6, 2021, is a City holiday. DPW offices and sanitation yards will be CLOSED. Weekly trash and recycling collections are NOT impacted by the Labor Day closure. Monday is not a scheduled curbside trash or recycling collection day.

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